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Really I see people talking about only getting 35-40 fps using 580/2600k in wow with max settings in raids.
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The MSI TFII 570 is a bad choice for a 570, it has the same weak VRM design as the reference card, because it is pretty much the reference PCB. Good options for a 570 would be the MSI TFIII PE/OC 570 or the Asus DCII 570. But I stand by the fact that those are both much more than he needs for WoW and don't offer anywhere near the performance/$ that a 460 does.
Was not aware MSI made another 570 with the Forzr design. Its not on Newegg.
    
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3 things

Get a Q6600
get a GTX 260
Get a new heat sink

That will all be below 375 ^_^ Look here on the forums for the Q6600 and the 260. You can get a decent heat sink like the Hyper 212+ for about 30 off of newegg.
 
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post #14 of 21
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Was not aware MSI made another 570 with the Forzr design. Its not on Newegg.
It's in high demand, it's been going in and out of stock at Amazon pretty regularly. The Asus DCII 570 is just as good of a choice for a 570 for those that don't want to wait. But again I really don't think WoW requires something so powerful and it's hard to ignore the performance/$ of something like this 460.

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3 things

Get a Q6600
get a GTX 260
Get a new heat sink

That will all be below 375 ^_^ Look here on the forums for the Q6600 and the 260. You can get a decent heat sink like the Hyper 212+ for about 30 off of newegg.
I don't know if a 260 would be a strong enough upgrade, I've seen WoW not be able to be maxed on a 260 216. And a 260 would be pretty underpowered if he does upgrade to SB. A used 260 goes for like what $60 compared to a used 460 going for $100? I don't really see the need to go weaker than a 460 in any case when gaming is a priority when you can find them that cheaply.
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I ran it maxed out with 60FPS on my 460

People saying 570 are being stupid.
    
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I ran it maxed out with 60FPS on my 460

People saying 570 are being stupid.
No you are saying these people are stupid.

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/2973387924
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OP - Overclock.net might as well be called Overkill.net because we don't know of the word. Even someone with i7 980 running 2 590's or 2 6990's is seeking a better rig or trying to squeeze a higher overclock.

My suggestion is either a GTX 560Ti or an AMD 6950. Reference or non-reference dosen't make a difference in those series. They each have their strengths and it varies from person to person. I know you'll get your desired game play even in raids with those cards without wasting any money as they will be put to good use and show great performance.
     
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Arizonian;14540341]OP - Overclock.net might as well be called Overkill.net because we don't know of the word. Even someone with i7 980 running 2 590's or 2 6990's is seeking a better rig.
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gtx260 seems like a good choice..with my cpu and video card on 1080p gaming such games like crysis2 nfs shift dirt3 i can handle all those games with 30+fps lol plus alot of overclocking potential.
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gtx260 seems like a good choice..with my cpu and video card on 1080p gaming such games like crysis2 nfs shift dirt3 i can handle all those games with 30+fps lol plus alot of overclocking potential.
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I don't know if a 260 would be a strong enough upgrade, I've seen WoW not be able to be maxed on a 260 216. And a 260 would be pretty underpowered if he does upgrade to SB. A used 260 goes for like what $60 compared to a used 460 going for $100? I don't really see the need to go weaker than a 460 in any case when gaming is a priority when you can find them that cheaply.
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